Physiological-dose steroid therapy in sepsis [ISRCTN36253388]

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Yıldız O., Doğanay M., Aygen B., Güven M., Kelestimur F., Tutuş A.

CRITICAL CARE, vol.6, no.3, pp.251-258, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/cc1498
  • Journal Name: CRITICAL CARE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.251-258
  • Keywords: adrenal insufficiencies, cortisol, occult adrenal insufficiencies, physiological-dose steroid therapy, sepsis, PITUITARY-ADRENAL AXIS, SEPTIC SHOCK, CORTISOL RESPONSE, CORTICOTROPIN, INSUFFICIENCY, ILLNESS, CLASSIFICATION, HYDROCORTISONE, SERUM
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction The aim of the study was to assess the prognostic importance of basal cortisol concentrations and cortisol response to corticotropin, and to determine the effects of physiological dose steroid therapy on mortality in patients with sepsis.